University student in Sibu found dead in room by parents

Picture from The Star

By John Isaac

A UNIVERSITY student, believed to have committed suicide, was found dead in her room by her parents in Sibu today.

Sibu OCPD ACP Stanley Jonathan Ringgit said the 24-year-old woman was a student at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) in Penang.

Her body was found by her parents at about 6am today sitting next to a cabinet in her room.

The family is staying in a single-storey house in Lorong Bukit Lima Timur.

Paramedics who arrived at the scene pronounced her dead and there were bruises to her neck.

“The woman left behind a farewell note to her family,” ACP Stanley said as reported by The Star.

The police, he said, had ruled out any foul play in the woman’s death.

He added that the woman had died about seven hours prior to her parents finding her body in her room.

Those in need of help can contact the Befrienders service nearest to them. For a full list of numbers as well as operating hours, go to www.befrienders.org.my/centre-in-malaysia or call 03-7627 2929.

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